Mechanics' Hall Library Sept. Events

"September" by Nick Pellerin
First Friday Art Walk,

Mechanics’ Hall library September exhibitor 
       Nick Pellerin
 "Afternoon Mysteries" 

in gouache

Portland Artist Nick Pellerin exhibit opening Friday, Sept 5th, 5:00 to 8:00 pm
519 Congress St, Mechanics’ Hall library
second floor, elevator accessible
The exhibit “Afternoon Mysteries” will also be on display for the month of Sept. and available for viewing during library hrs.Tues, Wed. Thurs., 10:00 am-3:00 pm
FMI-call 773-8396 or

Mechanics’ Hall Library
Tues.Sept. 2nd

First Tuesday Book Club

"The End of Your Life Book Club"

         by Will Schwalbe

“What are you reading?”

“That’s the question Will Schwalbe asks his mother, Mary Anne, as they sit in the waiting room of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. In 2007, Mary Anne returned from a humanitarian trip to Pakistan and Afghanistan suffering from what her doctors believed was a rare type of hepatitis. Months later she was diagnosed with a form of advanced pancreatic cancer, which is almost always fatal, often in six months or less. 

This is the inspiring true story of a son and his mother, who start a “book club” that brings them together as her life comes to a close. ..........”

Meeting held in the Maine Charitable Mechanic Association  Library at 12:00 noon
 519 Congress St, second floor, elevator accessible
 Bring a lunch; dessert and drinks(tea or lemonade) provided
 All are welcome. 
Pre-reading of the book is not required.

 FMI call pat at 773-8396 or e-mail at